Public streets in the Town of Amherst are maintained by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). This includes road design, entrance permits, street sweeping, pothole patching, sidewalk installation and traffic sign and stoplight maintenance.
Per Section 14-3 of the Town Code, property owners are responsible for clearing the snow from the sidewalks in front of their property. VDOT is responsible for clearing the snow from the public streets in the Town of Amherst.
- Report unsafe and hazardous road conditions
- Request work on state-maintained roads such as:
– culvert cleaning
– pothole patching
– water drainage
– guard rail replacement
– bridge work
– traffic lights
– animal, tree, or trash removal
- Ask any question regarding the public streets in the Town of Amherst